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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

A fairy tale podcast for kids about extraordinary women from all over the world. Based on the bestselling series Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, each episode explores the lives of women from the books, encouraging young listeners to ask questions and explore their interests. And now, all your favorite episodes of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls have a new home! Download the Rebel Girls app - available FREE in the app store - and listen to the Rebel adventures you know and love plus all N...more


  • Anna May Wong Read By Ann Makosinski

    May 17 2022

    [This episode originally aired May 2021.] Hailed as the first Asian American movie star, Anna May Wong’s groundbreaking career spanned from the silent film era to 1950s TV, when she starred in her own television show. Though bound by the racist and sexist stereotypes of Hollywood in the 1900s, including laws forbidding on-screen interracial relationships, Anna May Wong carved a path for herself in Hollywood and beyond, eventually appearing in 60+ films and performing on stages around the globe.A...more

  • The Awesome Entrepreneurs Read by Julia Boorstin

    May 03 2022

    This is the story of four Awesome Entrepreneurs: Rihanna, Aileen Lee, Mikaila Ulmer and Anjali Sud. These rebels followed their dreams to become successful leaders in business. They come from different backgrounds and end up in very different places, but a tough rebel spirit connects them all.This story is from the new Rebel Girls app! You can listen to more stories like this, PLUS all the podcast episodes you know and love. Just go to to download and listen for free!T...more

  • Get to Know Julia Boorstin

    May 03 2022

    Julia Boorstin is a journalist covering technology and media for CNBC, and she loves asking questions. Julia especially enjoys reporting about companies that are closing gender and diversity gaps, and changing the world of business for the better. Her book When Women Lead is about exceptional female founders, and the great things that happen when women are in charge. Get to know Julia and learn how you can become a journalist, too!Download the Rebel Girls app and listen to the Rebel adventures y...more

  • A New Home For Rebel Girls!

    Nov 12 2021

    Hey Rebels! On November 12th all your favorite episodes of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls will have a new home! Download the Rebel Girls app - available now in the app store - and listen to the Rebel adventures you know and love plus all NEW content like sleepy stories and audio activities. Find it here Rebel Girls app - every Rebel's new favorite destination!

  • Naomi Osaka Read by Megalyn Echikunwoke

    Oct 05 2021

    Once upon a time, there was a girl from Japan with arms so strong she could serve a tennis ball at more than 120 miles per hour. Her name is Naomi Osaka - a powerful professional tennis player who has taken the sport by storm and has become an advocate for mental health. Naomi has been ranked No. 1 by the Women's Tennis Association and is the first Asian player to hold the top ranking in singles.About the NarratorMegalyn Echikunwoke is an actor, writer singer and dancer. Discovered at a high sch...more

  • Frida Kahlo Read By Pamela Adlon

    Jun 22 2021

    (This episode originally aired 6/25/2018) Once upon a time, in a small town on the outskirts of Mexico City, there was a girl who lived in a blue house. Her name was Frida. From the outside, Frida's blue house was a common stucco building, with bright blue walls, tall windows, and green shutters. But past the entrance, a world of wonder awaited.THE HOSTPamela Fionna Adlon is an EMMY Award Winning American actress, voice actress, screenwriter, producer, and director. Pamela Adlon lent her voice t...more

  • Ruby Bridges read by Marley Dias

    Feb 16 2021

    In this episode we meet Ruby Bridges, who, as a very young child desegregated a public elementary school in New Orleans, Louisiana. That means she was the first Black student ever to go to that school. Ruby’s bravery in the face of immense bigotry helped further the cause of equal access to education! Her story is brought to us by Marley Dias, the amazing founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks and author of Marley Dias Gets It Done: And So Can You! About the NarratorMarley Dias is the 15-year-old founde...more

  • Kamala Harris Read by Ilana Glazer

    Jan 19 2021

    Once upon a time, in Berkeley, California, there was a girl, who would shatter glass ceilings. Her name is Kamala Harris. Kamala is the daughter of immigrant parents from Jamaica and India who both became PhDs and taught their daughter about the importance of her heritage and her voice. Kamala would grow up and forge her own path - from the halls of her Historically Black College to the halls of congress and then onto the second highest office in the land.About the NarratorActor and comedian Ila...more

  • Ruth Bader Ginsberg Read by Priscilla Chan

    Sep 22 2020

    The world lost a mighty voice on Friday, September 18th. On this episode we celebrate the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.Though she seemed quiet and shy, Ruth was brilliant with a quick mind and a big heart. When Ruth learned about lawyers who worked to ensure people were treated fairly, she dreamed of becoming one. She was determined to make the world a more equal place for women, men, immigrants, and people of color. And she did just that, first as a lawyer, and t...more